3. JB Petit High School For Girls
HISTORY: Established in 1860 by an Englishwoman, the school was originally known as Miss Prescott’s Fort Christian School. The school was renamed to J B Petit High School for Girls in 1946, after Jehangir Bomanji Petit took over the institute and decided to admit Indian children of all caste and creed.
UNIQUE FEATURES: The school’s motto, ‘Ever Forward’, exemplifies the school’s ethic. The school is dedicated to excellence while recognising the uniqueness of each child.
HIGHEST RATINGS IN: Academic rigour, selection process and attitude towards learning
Annual fee: Not disclosed
Student-teacher ratio: 14:1
A spirit of freedom and joy pervades the school, fostering dynamic learning. Students are challenged to think independently, critically and creatively.
BENAIFER P KUTAR, principal